Forida / Nassau winter circuit
has been scheduled. Take part in this and you can sail in an ISAF World
Cup (Rolex OCR), a continental championship, the Bacardi Cup and more.
The entry form is posted for the Western
Hemispheres at Nassau, Bahamas, April 10-17, 2010.
But if you are heading further south to the 2010 Star World
Championship (Jan. 12-23,
2010) and/or the South American Championship (Nov. 24-29, 2009),
information on shipping your boat can be found on the 2010
Worlds and 2010
South Americans pages. Entry forms and notices of race are
posted on these pages for each event. The current entry list for the South
Americans and one for the
Worlds to date are available.
Barbara Beigel Vosbury has provided an update
from the class office and
a reminder about sending in nominations forms for class officers.
Rick Burgess, chair of the International Governing Committee, reports
that the IGC has changed the date of 2010's annual meeting to take
place during the European Championship at Viareggio, Italy in June,
affect the due date of resolutions and nominations.
Cup Overall Standings
The 2009 ISAF World Cup series Star
Class winners are Xavier Rohart and Pierre Alexis Ponsot.
Finishing second were Emilios Papathanasiou and Pachos Papastefanou,
and third was Flavio Marazzi with Enrico de Maria. The 2010 series
starts at Sail Melbourne (Australia) in December and continues at the Rolex
Miami OCR January 24-30, 2010.
The last district championship of the year was sailed by District
9 (France and Switzerland) at Nice. and won by
Xavier Rohart for the second year in a row. This
sailed with Pierre Alexis Ponsot.
In The Netherlands at the Open
Dutch Championship, Sander Jorissen and Erik Veldhuizen
finished first and then later also won the Boerenkoolcup
Sweden where the SWE
GP V HostRasta was sailed, Tom Lofstedt and Martin Ahlsen
were the top boat., Erik Dahlen and Erik Berlin
were the winners at
Baggensfjarden in the GP
VI Oktoberpokalen .
In Italy, the Trofeo
Carcano was sailed at Mandello
Lario and won by Cicio Canali and Franz
Lattuada . At Viareggio in the Trofeo
Sergio Puosi, Giampiero Poggi and Giancarlo Del Col were the
winners. Malcesine's Balardi
Cup Trofeo Piccolo Hotel was taken by Fredrik Loof and Johann
Tillander, and in Brensone Diego Negri and Lucio Boggi won the 43rd
Trofeo Amicizia . The winners of the last race of the season
at Gargano, the Trofeo
dell'Odio, were Roberto Benamati and Gian Battista Gatti.
At Lake Balaton, Hungary, the Hungarian
Championship went to Arpad Litkey and Akos Nagy.
At Zurich, Switzerland,
Juerg Ryffel and Lukas Wyss won the Zurcher
Herbstpreis. Axel Hampe and Chris
Conrads were first on Lake
Thun in their Herbstpreis
, and at Beinwil am See Roman Timm and Kaspar Huber won
Meier Memorial .
At Nice, France, Michael Willis and Patrice Loche won the Homer
Odyssey and Vianney Guezenec and Antonio Rubino
n' Dot's. In Paris, Romain Andrieux and Olivier
Guerin were the champions at the Ile
de France regatta.
In Munich, Germany, the Kommodore
Kronprinz Rupprecht von Bayern Erinnerungspreis winners were
Daniel Huttermann. Sailing at Utting, the new International
German Champions are Fritz Werner and Uli Seeberger who
followed up by also
winning the Oktoberfestregatta.
In Essen, Frank Tusch and Sven Winkelmann won
Dr. Luer-Preis and at Berlin, Alexander Schlonski and
Frithjof Kleen won the Lawuse
Preis and Johannes Polgar and Markus Koy took the following Senatspreis
On the USA east coast, Arthur
Anosov and Dave Caesar won the Chili
Regatta in upstate New York and Dan Ronan and Lee Dayton took
Day Regatta at Larchmont . John Edenbach and Will
Christenson won the Nutmeg
Regatta in Connecticut. In Maryland on
the Chesapeake Bay, John MacCausland and
Brian Sharp won the Fall
Windup at Oxford and Sam Hopkins and Chris Brown won the Shuster
Regatta at St. Michaels. Peter McChesney and Shane
Zwingelberg took the final race of the season, the Etchells/Star
regatta at Annapolis. In
Illinois, the 43rd
J. Holt Thomas/Green Star Regatta was won by Jeff Schaefer
with Pete Bennett winning the District 4 Green Star.
At Vancouver, Canada, the new English
Bay Fleet Champions are Steve Fleckenstein and Rob Mulder
In Brazil, Torben Grael returned to Star sailing, winning the Taca
Alberto Ravazzano at Rio de Janeiro with Guilherme
de Almeida. At Brasilia, Cezar
Castro and Afonso Montezzuma won the 16th